Tag Archives: M.I.A.

Azealia Banks First Post-Major Record Label Split “Heavy Metal and Reflective” Gets a Video

After announcing her release from Universal/Interscope Records contract via Twitter, Azealia Banks unleashes her first unsigned release, with a music video by Rob Soucy and Nick Ace. The Lil Internet produced “Heavy Metal and Reflective” sees Banks being the cool indie … Continue reading

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Concert Review: M.I.A. Plagued With Issues at Pittsburgh, PA Live Show, Comes Out On Top! – Stage AE 4/28/2014

Recently, I went to a Cults show where guitarist Brian Oblivion was visibly aggravated. Throughout the set, his mic was inaudible, Madeline Follin’s vocals were lost in the layers of guitar effects, and before their set a freezing crowd stood … Continue reading

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Album Review: M.I.A. – Matangi

After a slew of delayed release dates, a controversial plan to drop the fourth record by  M.I.A. on the Tamil New Year fizzled out like the rest of them. In addition to a $1.5 million lawsuit from the NFL and … Continue reading

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M.I.A. Brings the Noize and Announces Fourth Album “Matangi”

The always confrontational, widely eclectic, and fiercely aggressive M.I.A. has laid low since her appearance at 2012’s Superbowl alongside Madonna, Nicki Minaj, LMFAO, and Cee-Lo. Whether it was a business move to divert the obscure attention gained for flashing the middle finger … Continue reading

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2020k’s Top 40 Songs of 2012: Part One – Songs 40-21

With doomsday approaching in just a few days, I decided to start compiling a definitive list of songs released during the last twelve months of humanity as we know it. Last year, 2020k easily released the Top 20 songs of … Continue reading

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Album Review: Madonna – MDNA

As soon as talks of Madonna working with electronic masterminds Benny Benassi and William Orbit were announced in regards to a then untitled new record by Ms. Ciccone, the world began buzzing. Was it a return to the introspective approach to … Continue reading

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M.I.A. Premieres “Bad Girls” and Confirms 2012 Superbowl Appearance Alongside Madonna

A lot of cool things are happening in pop music right now in regards to political, innovative Sri Lankan rapper Maya Arulpragasam, better known under the alias M.I.A. Not only is she a confirmed featured artist on Madonna’s upcoming MDNA … Continue reading

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